19 November 2012

Ghana: Tributes Pour in for Aliu Mahama - From MTN

It is with great sadness that we heard of the untimely passing of the former Vice President, Alhaji Aliu Mahama

On behalf of MTN, we would like to extend our heartfelt condolences to the former second lady, Mrs. Mahama, his children, and the bereaved family, as well as the government and people of Ghana, on the loss of Ghana's former Vice President.

Ghana and Africa have lost a great man and one of Africa's selfless leaders, who dedicated his life to the service of the people, and his efforts at instilling discipline as a way of life into all Ghanaians.

Michael Ikpoki, CEO, MTN Ghana said: "I express my deepest and sincere condolences at this sudden loss." As an African multinational, MTN believes this is a sad moment for Ghanaians, having lost a President and a former Vice President in the same year.

Ahmad Farroukh, MTN Group Chief Operations Executive, also added: "I received with shock and utmost grief, the sad news of the passing of the former Vice President. I can only imagine the sense of loss all Ghanaians are feeling at this second loss of a leader. Please, accept my sincere condolences, as I commiserate with all Ghanaians at this trying time. "

During this period of mourning, MTN urges all Ghanaians to keep faith and to continue to pray for the family of former Vice President Alhaji Aliu Mahama and the entire nation.

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